Determine the Level of Care Needed

Different types of care are only equipped to meet certain patient’s care needs. Some settings have more resources in terms of staff, training, and facilities available. Knowing ahead of time the amount of care your loved one will need will help determine the type of care provider.
Every person needing care is a unique situation with unique needs. And just as certain all settings and providers are unique as well. If you want a smooth transition and ongoing experience, learn the types of care that providers in your area provide.

An example of this is that senior apartments may offer routine maintenance and a facility manager 24/7 but offer no medical oversight. Whereas a nursing home and assisted living provide.

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